January 12, 2017

Bloomberg: Pot Industry Exhales (a Little) After Trump’s Attorney General Pick Testifies

The National Cannabis Industry Association supported Sessions’ deferral to Congress. “It’s time for federal lawmakers to represent the clear choices of their constituents,” Executive Director Aaron Smith said in an emailed statement. “The responsible cannabis industry has helped countless critically ill patients, contributed billions of dollars to the economy and to tax coffers, taken marijuana out of the criminal market and put it behind a regulated counter, and dealt a significant blow to international cartels and traffickers.”

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Reason: Sessions’ Wishy-Washy Marijuana Comments Reflect the Ambiguity of Current Policy

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